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Employment Opportunities

GED to Health Careers Instructors 

The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund is accepting applications for part-time instructors for its GED to Health Careers program. Instructors should identify their ability to teach subject-specific content, especially e.g. mathematics, science or language arts.

The GED to Health Careers Program (G2HC) offers out-of-school youth ages 17 to 24 academic instruction and support to assist in attaining a high school equivalency degree while transitioning into a post-secondary institution or employment. Beyond preparation for GED exams, students participate in life skills and college readiness workshops with career exploration and exposure by way of special workforce certification trainings, job fairs, career panels, and college tours.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Plan and implement instruction through the development of course syllabi, scope and sequence documents, and weekly lesson plans appropriately aligned with high school equivalency exams (GED and HiSET).
  • Engage students with relevant content with the goal of increasing critical reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Deliver student-centered instruction with a variety of methods to engage diverse learning styles and preferences
  • Employ the use of digital tools for classroom instruction, communication, and feedback to students 
  • Individualize instruction as necessary to help students address skill gaps as identified on placement tests and other assessments
  • Document student attendance and participation; assess and report on student progress
  • Assist in administration of practice tests to students along with analysis of diagnostic score reports
  • Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings and professional development sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or relevant area of study
  • At least one year of successful teaching experience with diverse youth population 
  • Demonstrated understanding of content area, and learning theory as relates to content area
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications, Google Apps, and general use of technology, such as email and the internet for instruction and program requirements 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Education or Adult Education or relevant area study
  • Relevant instructional certification in content area
  • Experience working with out-of-school youth and non-traditional student populations

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé to Whedai Sheriff, GED to Health Careers Program Coordinator.